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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (#ADHD)

Originally posted 2017-02-28 16:28:02. Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) formerly known as attention deficit disorder (ADD) is a syndrome where individuals have problems with sustained concentration. Origen: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) – Medical News Bulletin

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#Penn Medicine’s ODC collaborates with #FAST to develop gene therapy for #Angelman syndrome

Originally posted 2017-02-28 16:28:48. Penn Medicine’s Orphan Disease Center (ODC) announces a new partnership with FAST (Foundation for Angelman Syndrome Therapeutics) to study gene therapy approaches to treat Angelman syndrome (AS). FAST will provide funding to establish a gene therapy

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Study discovers new form of congenital #musculardystrophy caused by faulty #INPP5K gene

Originally posted 2017-02-28 16:26:20. A new form of congenital muscular dystrophy has been discovered which is caused by mutations in a previously un-linked gene. Origen: Study discovers new form of congenital muscular dystrophy caused by faulty INPP5K gene

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#MRC researchers discover genetic ‘switch’ that plays key role in #Parkinson’s disease

Originally posted 2017-02-28 16:27:28. “Studying the roles of genes such as ATF4 in human neurons could lead to tailored interventions that could one day prevent or delay the neuronal loss seen in Parkinson’s” – Dr Miguel Martins, MRC Toxicology Unit,

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#Autismo: descubren una mutación genética clave para su tratamiento – Infobae

Originally posted 2017-02-28 16:23:17. Científicos afirman encontrarse cerca del desarrollo de un fármaco para erradicarlo, a partir de la investigación en la mutación en un gen y su posible tratamiento con medicación específica. Origen: Autismo: descubren una mutación genética clave

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Cigarette Smoking During Pregnancy Associated With #Tourette Syndrome in Offspring

Originally posted 2016-08-31 21:09:51. New research findings published in Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry indicate that nicotine exposure during pregnancy through cigarette smoking is associated with increased risk for Tourette syndrome and chronic tic disorder

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#Bipolar adolescents continue to have elevated substance use disorder risk as young adults

Originally posted 2016-08-31 21:08:49. A follow up to a previous study finding an association between adolescent bipolar disorder and the incidence of cigarette smoking and substance use disorder finds that risk was even greater five years later, particularly among those

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Japan-based researchers find new tool to predict risk of #Zika virus transmission. #microcephaly

Originally posted 2016-05-29 17:34:52. See full story on Japan-based researchers find new tool to predict risk of Zika virus transmission

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Researchers identify new blood-based biomarker for boys with #autism. | Healthinnovations

Originally posted 2016-05-29 17:29:25. See full story on Researchers identify new blood-based biomarker for boys with autism. | Healthinnovations

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#Angelman Syndrome Protein Ube3a Regulates Synaptic Growth and Endocytosis by Inhibiting BMP Signaling in Drosophila. #Genetics

Originally posted 2016-05-29 17:31:43. mAltered expression of the E3 ubiquitin ligase UBE3A, which is involved in protein degradation through the proteasome-mediated pathway, is associated with neurodevelopmental and behavioral defects observed in Angelman syndrome (AS) and autism. However, little is known

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